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[audio]"Zelmenyaner" by Moshe Kulbak - Yiddish Book Center
Selections from Kulbak's novel read in Yiddish. The Yiddish text and English translation appear in the Fall 2003 issue of Pakn Treger.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Moshe Kulback; Yiddish; Translation
Downloads: 50
[audio]Kretchmer's Bulgar - Marty Levitt - Yiddish Book Center
Listen (and dance!) to Kretchmerâs Bulgar, a lively Jewish dance tune from the repertoire of the Levitt family.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Marty Levitt; Discovery Project
Downloads: 33
[audio]Listen to Berditchever Sher - Yiddish Book Center
The Discovery Project - Collecting Bessarabian Klezmer and More
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Discovery Project; Yiddish
Downloads: 46
[audio]"What Hershel's Father Did" by Eric Kimmel - Yiddish Book Center
Yiddish children's story read in English.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Eric Kimmel; Translations; Yiddish
Downloads: 28
[audio]Fun Yorid - Yiddish Book Center
Hear a recording of Aaron Kriwitzky reading his poem, fun yorid, from an interview in 1972.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Aaron Kriwitsky; Yiddish
Downloads: 16
[audio]In a Kleyner Shtibele - Yiddish Book Center
Joseph Achron's setting for voice and piano of the Yiddish folk-song "In a kleyner shtibele" - "the tone painting and structure are fabulous, as tiny a piece as this is." Performed by Sam Zerin.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Joseph Achron; Sam Zerin
Downloads: 25
[audio]Mayn Tayere - Yiddish Book Center
Stella Rudolph playing "Mayn Tayere"
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Stella Rudolph; Yiddish
Downloads: 25
[audio]Miami Beach Rhumba - Yiddish Book Center
Stella Rudolph playing "Miami Beach Rhumba"
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Stella Rudolph; Yiddish
Downloads: 35
[audio]"On Account of a Hat" by Sholem Aleichem - Yiddish Book Center
A short story by Sholem Aleichem, translated into English.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Translation; Sholem Aleichem; Yiddish
Downloads: 340
[movies]Haim Gunner 12may2010 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Christa)
Haim is an eloquent, sharp man, who tells of growing up in Ottawa, Canada, a town divided between French and British factions, amidst blatant anti-semitism. He talks of his involvement in a socialist Zionist youth movement, which led him to agricultural college, NYC (where he edited the youth movement's publication), and finally to found a kibbutz in Sasa, Israel. He lived in Israel from 1947-1956, then returned to North America, where he eventually became a professor of Environmental Science at...
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project
Downloads: 182
[audio]Goodbye and Good Luck by Grace Paley. - Yiddish Book Center
Goodbye and Good Luck by Grace Paley. Taken from Jewish Short Stories from Eastern Europe and Beyond, a 10 CD set available from our store at GreatJewishBooks.com.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Grace Paley; Short Stories
Downloads: 328
[movies]Robert Epstein 5April2011 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Allie)
Robert Epstein was interviewed by Christa Whitney on April 5, 2011 at the Yiddish Book Center. Robert begins his interview with a brief overview of his family’s settlement in the United States. Robert’s parents both came from Poland, but did not meet until they were settled in New York City on the Lower East Side. As Robert recalls his family’s history he weaves in and out of stories of his grandparent’s work in the United States, the family members that stayed in Europe and perished in ...
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
Downloads: 50
[movies]Harriet Bonfeld 28october2010 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Christa)
Harriet Bonfeld, educator, is the daughter of the late Leon Feinberg, Yiddish poet, author of many books, and regional editor for the Yiddish newspaper Der Tog. Harriet speaks briefly of her father’s background growing up outside of Odessa (the same town as Marc Chagall). She remembers that her father liked to talk about his parents and grandparents, who were wealthy in Russia before the Bolshevik Revolution...
Keywords: Wexler Oral History Project; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center
Downloads: 45
[texts]tsvey shifl-nesies un eyn barg-nesie: dray nisim - Shackleton, Ernest Henry, Sir, 1874-1922
tayl fun South!: The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914 - 1917 fun Sir Ernest Sheckleton iberzetst fun Berish Goldshteyn selections from Sir Ernest Sheckleton's South!: The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914 - 1917 translated by Barry Goldstein
Keywords: National Yiddish Book Center; Yiddish Book Center; South; Sir Ernest Shackleton; Endurance; explorers
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[movies]Leonard Strear and Albert Dinner 6July2011 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Allie)
Leonard Strear and Albert “Booney” Dinner, cousins, were interviewed in Denver, Colorado on July 6, 2011. Albert was born and raised in Greeley, Colorado, and Leonard was born in Detroit and grew up in Denver. The two cousins talk about their shared family history, their childhoods in Colorado, and their lives as Jewish farmers there. Growing up, Leonard spent much of his time working for his father, a poultry farmer...
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
Downloads: 46
[movies]Jim Hoberman 26June2011 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Allie)
Jim Hoberman was interviewed by Emma Morgenstein on June 26, 2011 at the Yiddish Book Center. Jim Hoberman’s interview begins with an overview of his family’s history which centers mostly around New York city where he, his parents, and his maternal grandparents were born and raised. Jim’s paternal grandparents were from southern Ukraine, and his maternal great grandparents originated from Slovakia and Germany...
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
Downloads: 57
[movies]Cecile Kuznitz 19dec2010 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Christa)
Cecile Kuznitz is the Director of Jewish Studies at Bard College and an Assistant Professor of Jewish History at the college. In her interview she discusses growing up in Howard Beach, Queens, working at the YIVO Institute, her scholarship in the field of modern Jewish history, and her relationship to Yiddish. The interview begins with a discussion of Kuznitz’s family background. Three out of four of her grandparents were born in Eastern Europe...
Keywords: National Yiddish Book Center; Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; Bard College; YIVO
Downloads: 171
[movies]Yechiel Schachner 2April2011 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Allie)
Yechiel Schachner was interviewed by Christa Whitney on April 2, 2011 in New York. Yechiel Schachner’s family lived in Odessa before his mother immigrated to the United States in 1920 and his father in 1922. Yechiel begins his interview describing his childhood growing up in Boro Park in Brooklyn, New York. Yechiel describes his parents’ commitment to the Yiddish world and their apolitical household...
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
Downloads: 50
[movies]Marilyn Cassotta 7December2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Emily)
Marilyn Cassotta was interviewed by Mark Gerstein at the Yiddish Book Center on December 7, 2012. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Marilyn Cassotta Oral History Interview, interviewed by Mark Gerstein, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, December 7, 2012...
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
Downloads: 25
[movies]Andrei Malaev-Babel 16May2011 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Allie)
Andrei Malaev-Babel was interviewed by David Schlitt on May 16, 2011 at the Yiddish Book Center. Andrei begins his interview describing his childhood in Moscow, Russia as a member of a well-educated family that had great interest in the arts. When Andrei was born, his family moved to the suburbs of Moscow to a three-bedroom apartment in a five-story building. Andrei went to an English-language-focused school that happened to be next to the music school; Andrei’s grandmother would walk him to a...
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
Downloads: 112
[movies]Frederick Schwartzman 28October2013 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Emily B.)
Frederick Schwartzman was interviewed by Christa Whitney on October 28, 2013 in New York City. This interview is conducted in Yiddish and English. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Frederick Schwartzman Oral History Interview, interviewed by Christa Whitney, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, New York City, October 28, 2013...
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
Downloads: 22
[collection]Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project - Yiddish Book Center (Christa Whitney)
Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project. To learn more, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story
Keywords: yiddish, Jewish, oral history, Wexler Oral History Project, Yiddish Book Center, National Yiddish Book Center
Downloads: 79,889
[audio]Flying Klezmer - Yiddish Book Center
The Lemon Bucket Orkestra went viral this spring with a video of an impromptu klezmer performance on a delayed flight from Toronto to Frankfurt. Emma Morgenstern catches up with Mark Marczyk, the band's fiddler, about their captive audience and other wacky venues the band has graced with song. Watch the Lemon Bucket Orkestra's airplane performance. Episode 32 July 3, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, MA
Keywords: Emma Morgenstern; Klezmer; Lemon Bucket Orkestra; Mark Marczyk; Music; Toronto; Yiddish Book Center Audio; National Yiddish Book Center; Yiddish Book Center
Downloads: 309
[audio]A story about the rebe's daughter's marriage - Yiddish Book Center
Jean Korim Shultz tells a story from her childhood in Dabeik.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Jean Korim Shultz; Dabeik; Yiddish
Downloads: 23
[audio]Rabbi Shapiro - Yiddish Book Center
Listen to a nign (wordless melody), from Rabbi Shapiro, the son of the Bershter rebe (a prominent Hassidic leader) and a composer of many nigunim. Rabbi Shapiro was staying with the Hollenders when the Germans took over Beregszasz, and he travelled with them on the same train to Auschwitz, where he was killed by the Nazis.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Rabbi Shapiro; Discovery Project; Nign; Yiddish
Downloads: 21
[audio]"Pour Out Thy Wrath" by L. Shapiro. - Yiddish Book Center
Short story in Yiddish. The Yiddish text and English translation appear in the Fall 2004 issue of Pakn Treger.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Short Stories; L. Shapiro; Yiddish
Downloads: 23
[audio]"Jumping with Tongue Sticking Out" - Yiddish Book Center
"Jumping with Tongue Sticking Out", from Joseph Achron's 20-Movement "Children's Suite" for string quartet, clarinet, and piano. Despite the silly title, the music is based on Torah tropes. Performed by Sam Zerin.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Joseph Achron; Sam Zerin; Yiddish
Downloads: 20
[audio]Mayn Vayb Kumt Bald Arayn - Yiddish Book Center
Ben Gailing
Keywords: discovery project; Yiddish Book Center; Ben Gailing; Yiddish
Downloads: 18
[audio]Nancy Sherman on WFCR - Yiddish Book Center
Susan Kaplan interviews Nancy Sherman about Yizkor books for WFCR, the NPR station in Amherst, MA.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Nancy Sherman; Book Rescue; Yiddish
Downloads: 14
[audio]Moshe Kulbak - Zelmenyaner - Yiddish Book Center
Sample from the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish. See www.yiddishbookcenter.org/rohrlibrary to purchase full recordings on CD.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish; Yiddish
Downloads: 17
[audio]Leyke Post Carey sings "Yiddish Redt Zikh Azoy Sheyn" - Yiddish Book Center
Leyke Post Carey sings "Yiddish Redt Zikh Azoy Sheyn". Yiddish redt zikh azoy sheyn (Yiddish Has Such a Lovely Sound). Everything sound best - if you say it in Yiddish!
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Leyke Post Carrey; Theatre; Yiddish
Downloads: 30
[audio]To My Children - Yiddish Book Center
Listen to Sonia Victor's son, Arthur, read one of her last poems, dedicated to her children and grandchildren.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sonia Victor; Yiddish; Discovery Project
Downloads: 24
[audio]Leyke Post Carrey - "Purim" - Yiddish Book Center
Leyke Post Carrey, Boston's Yiddish Diva. A swinging song about one of the happiest Jewish holidays by Boston’s legendary Yiddish theatre composer, Rueben Ossofsky (heard here on piano)
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Leyke Post Carrey; Theatre; Yiddish; Discovery Project
Downloads: 26
[audio]A lidele mit a ber - Yiddish Book Center
Jean Korim Shultz and her niece Harriet Jerusha Korim sing a little-known Yiddish Lullaby about a bear.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Jean Korim Shultz; Yiddish lullaby; Yiddish
Downloads: 30
[audio]Gailing's story about his mother - Yiddish Book Center
In a 1991 oral history session with Hankus Netsky, Ben Gailing tells the story of his mother's first visit to the Yiddish theatre to see him perform with Maurice Schwartz' Troupe.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Ben Gailing; Yiddish; Discovery Project
Downloads: 18
[audio]Everyday Jews by Yehoshue Perl - Yiddish Book Center
The Yiddish text and English translation appear in the Spring 2006 issue of Pakn Treger.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Yehoshue Perl; Discovery Project; Yiddish
Downloads: 24
[audio]Beryl Izyk by Sholem Aleichem - Yiddish Book Center
Translated by Curt Leviant.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sholem Aleichem; Yiddish Short Stories; Discovery Project
Downloads: 46
[audio]Yehiel Yeshiaa Trunk - Polyn - Yiddish Book Center
Sample from the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish. See www.yiddishbookcenter.org/rohrlibrary to purchase full recordings on CD.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish; Yiddish
Downloads: 56
[audio]Selections from "Outwitting History" - Yiddish Book Center
Aaron Lansky reads selections from his book live at the National Yiddish Book Center.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Aaron Lansky; Nonfiction; Book Rescue; Yiddish
Downloads: 18
[audio]Love Offering - Yiddish Book Center
"Love Offering", a very personal piece (with no overt Jewish content) written within a year of his marriage and dedicated to his bride. Composed by Joseph Achron and performed by Sam Zerin.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Joseph Achron; Sam Zerin; Yiddish
Downloads: 11
[audio]Tango by Ben Barsh - Yiddish Book Center
Stella Rudolph playing "Tango by Ben Barsh"
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Stella Rudolph; Yiddish; Ben Barsh
Downloads: 43
[audio]Bak on Sutzkever - Yiddish Book Center
Painter Samuel Bak in conversation with Elizabeth Pols, speaking about his relationship with poet Abraham Sutzkever.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Samuel Bak; Yiddish; Abraham Sutzkever; discovery project
Downloads: 35
[audio]The Badkhones of Yosif Frydman - Yiddish Book Center
National Yiddish Book Center summer program intern and Discovery Fellow Joshua Schwartz chants a portion of Yosif Frydman’s badkhones book (folk poetry) about the Jewish longing for Zion - and since it’s a long way to Israel from golus (exile), they might want to bring a Badkhn (folk poet) along to entertain!
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Joshua Schwartz; Yiddish; Discovery Project
Downloads: 26
[audio]Leyke Post Carey sings "Vus zhe geyst di ketsele" - Yiddish Book Center
"Vus-zhe geyst dus ketsele broygesâ (Why is my Kitty so Angry?) A popular folk song otherwise known as âYikhes,â about the unseemly side of the Eastern European Jewish heritage.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Leyke Post Carrey; Theatre; Yiddish
Downloads: 32
[audio]A Honga (Jewish Dance) - Yiddish Book Center
From the repertoire of the Frand Family Klezmorim of Dubiecko, as performed by the New England Conservatory Jewish Music Ensemble at the World Congress of Jewish Child Survivors of the Holocaust, November 1, 2009, in Newton, MA.
Keywords: discovery project; Yiddish Book Center; Fran Family Klesmorim; Yiddish
Downloads: 73
[audio]Mayn tatn's beys-din shtub - Yiddish Book Center
Sample from the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish. See www.yiddishbookcenter.org/rohrlibrary to purchase full recordings on CD.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish; Yiddish
Downloads: 17
[audio]Lemonchiki (Little Lemons) - Yiddish Book Center
German Goldenshteyn (clarinet) and Edward Kagansky (accordian) perform Klezmer music at the National Yiddish Book Center
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; German Goldenshteyn; Edward Kagansky; Yiddish; Discovery Project
Downloads: 60
[audio]"Shmuglers" by Ozer Varshavski - Yiddish Book Center
Selections from the Yiddish novel. The Yiddish text and English translation appear in the Spring 2004 issue of Pakn Treger.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Ozer Varshavski; Short Stories; Translation; Yiddish
Downloads: 40
[audio]Lekoved yontev - Sholem Aleichem - Yiddish Book Center
Sample from the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish. See www.yiddishbookcenter.org/rohrlibrary to purchase full recordings on CD.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish
Downloads: 31
[audio]SHOLEM ASCH, Der tilim Yid (Salvation) - Yiddish Book Center
Sample from the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish. See www.yiddishbookcenter.org/rohrlibrary to purchase full recordings on CD.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish; Yiddish
Downloads: 29
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